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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Autumn Linzer Cookies






Autumn Linzer Cookies, made with butternut squash and filled three ways.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

A Vermont Pissaladière






Here is a Vermont version of a classic: tender olive oil crust covered with lots of caramelized onions, Niçoise olives, buttercup squash, romano and goat cheeses.  Tastes like Fall.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Apple Coffee Cake Tatin





Tarte Tatin meets Upside-down cake, for breakfast!  Scrumptious individual cinnamon coffee cakes, topped with caramelized apples.  Truly, this is one of the best things I have ever baked, and it was Easy.
Make it today.  Please.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Cheddar Carnitas Empanadas





Cheddar Carnitas Empanadas with purple potatoes, capers and olives, baked in a sourdough puff pastry crust.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

A new Cheddar





Tonight, I opened up a wheel of my one-year clothbound cheddar, and I thought you might like to see it.  Becoming a proficient cheesemaker has been great fun, and one of the most rewarding things I've done since moving to Vermont.   Maybe I can get you interested in cheesemaking! 

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Three-Cheese Pesto Calzone





Three cheeses combine to flavor and melt over fresh pesto and ham, in a tender calzone crust.  A simple but absolutely delicious dish that goes together in about an hour.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Pull-Apart Cinnamon Brioche Rolls





The Ultimate melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon rolls.  Here's how to make them!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Southwestern Lamb Stew with Stout and Quinoa





This is an easy, hearty and delicious stew for Fall.  Chunks of lamb are simmered with chocolate stout, tomatoes, corn and quinoa for an unusual and warming dish.